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The LIC experience

In June 2023, seven Chilean dairy farmers travelled to New Zealand for a bespoke farm tour. The objective? To discover what makes New Zealand dairy farmers some of the most productive, profitable and resilient dairy farmers in the world.

The Rogers on their New Zealand dairy farm in Taupiri, Waikato

On the fast track

A programme of consistent genetic gain, recording accuracy, and calf quality is the key to success on the Rogers’ Taupiri Farm in Waikato, New Zealand.

Australian dariy farmer Simon Scott has never strayed from LIC genetics

During reinvention, some things never change

During a time of huge change and reinvention on Simon Scott’s farm in south-west Victoria, Australia, one thing has remained steady – Simon has never strayed from LIC genetics.

There’s no ‘I’ in team

LIC Herd Improvement Analyst Jayden Calder discusses the benefit of genomics when making breeding selections and the role of bull teams to help fulfil herd improvement goals.

SLICK cows at LIC's Innovation Farm

SLICK – developing heat tolerant dairy animals

With climate change now accepted as part of the Earth’s future, heat stress on farms is a factor that is garnering increasing interest and awareness within the dairy industry worldwide.

Alternative milking regimes

LIC FarmWise consultant Brent Boyce discusses the considerations and benefits of alternative milking regimes, including sleep-ins for farmers!

Brazil dairy farmer tour to LIC and NZ 2022

LIC – a global effort

As the borders open up again, LIC has hosted an influx of visitors in New Zealand, to see how LIC produces elite pasture-based genetics and experience New Zealand dairy farming first-hand. The end of 2022 saw a farmer tour group from Australia and one from Brazil, and some of our international staff to New Zealand shores. Here are their stories.

LIC young dairy famers the Johnstons

Showcasing young Aussie farmers, Bec and Brayden Johnston

In 2017 Brayden Johnston’s parents bought a farm and employed Bec and Brayden to manage it. The young couple were pleased to discover that their new herd was bred from top-quality LIC genetics. They have spent the past five years since developing the cows and improving the property.

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